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File #: 19-989    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/9/2019 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 10/16/2019 Final action:
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance from Section 6-2-12:1.4 in order to permit a 7' and 8' tall privacy fence along the rear property lines at the subject property located at 5615 Rosinweed Lane, Naperville - PZC 19-1-101
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Disclosure of Beneficiaries, 3. Legal Description, 4. Plat of Survey, 5. Standards, 6. Letter from Homeowner, 7. Images of Fence and Property, 8. Location Map
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance from Section 6-2-12:1.4 in order to permit a 7' and 8' tall privacy fence along the rear property lines at the subject property located at 5615 Rosinweed Lane, Naperville - PZC 19-1-101
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Gabrielle Mattingly

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC 19-1-101 was published in the Daily Herald on September 30, 2019.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is zoned R1A (Low Density Single Family Residence District) and is located west of Hawkweed Drive and south of Rosinweed Lane. The 25,975 square foot property is currently improved with a single-family residence.

In March 2019, a fence permit was issued by the City to allow for the installation of a 6' tall privacy fence on the subject property. Since approval of the application was granted, the 6' privacy fence was installed. The homeowner has indicated that after the 6' fence was installed, portions of the fence in the rear yard were removed and replaced with 7' and 8' tall privacy fencing. The installation of these portions of the fence were done without a permit. The homeowner requests a variance to allow the 7' and 8' tall privacy fencing to remain on the subject property. If the current request for a variance is granted, the homeowner will be required to submit a fence permit application. At that time, permit fees would be assessed and doubled (minimum $500) based upon the fences installation without a permit.

DISCUSSION:
The owner and petitioner, Anthony Ducato, is requesting approval of a variance to allow the existing 7' tall privacy fence along the southern rear property line, as well an approximately 12'-14' long span of 8' tall privacy fence along the western rear property line to remain on the subject property. Section 6-2-12:1.4 (General Zoning Provisions: Fences) of the Municipal ...

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